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Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/27/2022

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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How to Think about Economic Theory

Blog09/26/2022

Economics is based on human action as purposeful behavior. This means when people act, they try to achieve something. It does not mean that they are always accurate or do the “right thing."

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Eat or Heat: Europeans Already Are Facing Previously Unthinkable Dilemmas

Global EconomyProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/26/2022

The European elites that imposed disastrous covid-19 restrictions, along with "green energy" regimes and sanctions against Russia are now seeing the results of their policies.

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Should the Fed Increase the Money Supply in Response to a Growing Economy?

The FedMonetary Policy

Blog09/26/2022

Standard economic theory states that as an economy grows, the money supply should grow with it. Appealing to the Austrian tradition, Frank Shostak shows that belief is mistaken.

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The Other Immigration Question: Should People from Wealthy Countries Migrate to Poorer Ones?

Free MarketsImmigrationStrategy

Blog09/24/2022

While people from poor countries seek to live in places like the USA because of its stable institutions and welfare state, could migration of people from stable countries to less-developed ones make those countries better off?

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Seeing the Student Loan Crisis as a Form of Boom and Bust

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

Blog09/24/2022

Conservatives have missed the point that it is not students particularly that are at fault for the student loan crises, but the entire bureaucratic economic-political system.

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The Right of Self-Determination

Big GovernmentWorld History

Blog09/24/2022

The right of self-determination is the right of the inhabitants of every territory to decide on the state to which they wish to belong.

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Are "Progressive" Prosecutors Real Reformers or Leftists Acting in Bad Faith?

AntipoliticsLegal SystemThe Police State

Blog09/23/2022

The surge of "progressive" prosecutors, many funded by George Soros, has been followed by increases in violent crime.

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